Lead Kindergarten Teacher, 2014-2015

Bright Water School seeks a Waldorf-trained and experienced individual to serve as a Lead Kindergarten teacher for 2014-15. This position will remain open until filled.

Qualifications:
Candidates are required to have a BA or BS, a Waldorf Teaching Certificate, and early childhood teaching experience. Applicants with Waldorf teaching experience preferred. Applicants with Washington State Teaching Certificate preferred.  Applicants without a Waldorf Teaching Certificate will not be considered.

Salary and Benefit Information:
Salary range is between $40,000 and $54,000 depending on experience.  Professional development support includes mentoring from colleagues, regular evaluations by an outside evaluator, and funding for Waldorf training and workshops.

Benefits:
Medical/dental/vision coverage for employee, spouse, and qualifying dependents
403(b) retirement with employer matching
Long-term disability
Life insurance

Other:
Bright Water School is located in a historic landmark building overlooking the north end of Seattle, Lake Union, and the Olympic Mountains. We have an enthusiastic, supportive parent group and an enrollment of approximately 200, an experienced and diverse faculty. The Seattle area has a large Waldorf community supported by several schools, a local teacher training program, and a solid Anthroposophical study group.

Bright Water School welcomes, values, and supports racial, religious, economic, and cultural diversity. Our school seeks a diverse faculty and student body and is committed to having our school reflect the abundant and changing diversity of the United States. We welcome, value, and support single, dual, or multiple parent households and LGBT parents, faculty, and/or students.

Applicants must also:

* be able to lift 50 pounds
* be able to climb stairs
* have current CPR, first aid, and blood-borne pathogen training certifications
* have TB test clearance
* clear fingerprint background check

To Apply:
Please submit your resume, letter of interest, and three references to:

Hiring Committee
Bright Water School
1501 Tenth Avenue East, Suite 100
Seattle, WA 98102
(206) 624-6176
jobs@brightwaterschool.org